Tag: Lake Erie

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Africa

There is something truly disconcerting about a one-ton beast staring down your vehicle from a mere yard away. He stands there, feet planted firmly upon the dirt road and head cocked to one side, his massive horns tilted like a pair of sharpened goalposts set askew after a rowdy collegiate victory, and you are forced […]

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Funny Places

Tee-hee My brother Brian once encouraged me to tag along on a social call that did not appeal to me.  My reluctance was born from a previous visit that lasted much longer than I had anticipated.  Even though Brian assured me that we would leave for home whenever I liked, I wasn’t convinced that I […]

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Cheap Thrills

Bring back these two wonderfully corny attractions, and I’ll make a beeline for Sandusky. Amusement park season is arriving soon in Ohio, and I am less than excited.  The perennial allure of Cedar Point and Kings Island, which bookend our stoically Midwestern state to the north and south like a pair of Mad magazines bracketing […]

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